In this beginners article, Cardplayer Lifestyle Senior contributor George Epstein imparts some great poker wisdom about the importance of not only learning poker skills, but also observing “Rosie’s Rules.”
Doing so will undoubtedly make the game come much more easily to you as well as likely be far more enjoyable a pastime.
Just because you know poker’s hand rankings doesn’t mean you understand everything there is to know about how to play the game. Beyond strategy, there’s a litany of poker etiquette rules that players must follow. Unfortunately, not everyone is always capable of doing so.
Here’s our list of five of the most important poker etiquette rules to follow. Even if you know them and abide by them, they’re worthwhile to review, if only to share them (politely) with other players when the situation warrants it.